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Subject: I know they're joke bonus cards, but what do the chef roles actually do? rss

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Jep M
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So apparently there were bonus cards like these


Was there an actual joke function written for this? I want to say the chefs can "feed" neighbors with cards from hand. And the 6 colors determine the taste: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, savory, and calcium.
Were there other cards besides those two?
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There were only these two, and, afaik, nobody ever wrote any rules for the chef role. I got the task to make promo cards for gtr blackbox, north pole, and hot potato, possibly including dinosaurs, and only got two cards to work with, and this was what I came up with. They are simply that, a silly joke. But feel free to come up with rules, might be interesting. Note, however, that the difference in card stock makes using them with the regular bb edition nigh impossible.
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The concept, at one point, was for these to be 'assembled by team X' tokens for quality control. There were unplayable silly cards for some other CGF games too, intended for the same purpose. But they weren't actually used for that purpose.

They were also meant as a parody of promos of the 'lucky draw I win' variety that were being given out for many games at the time (e.g. Munchkin).

And, of course, these two make reference to other games: Uchronia and Hot Potato and North Pole.
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How do you get those cards though??
 
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Tigrillo wrote:
How do you get those cards though??


They're rare in the wild. For a short time some random cards in this vein were thrown in with any replacement cards sent out as a small silly way to make up for the trouble of having to get replacements.
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Thanks you guys! I enjoy these fun little trivias. Nice to see you here, heiko!

I'm curious to try adding something to this but Im too intimidated lol
 
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